The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Farnborough region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 17 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing VB 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.35% 3.77% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 10.00% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £265 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -31.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.53 £25.70 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-12.33% -19.05%
Programming Languages Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 28.24% 37.74% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 24
Average daily rate £400 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £394 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

VB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) F5